The flagship… 35 years on
It was the worst year in the relatively short stay of the Second Republic. The year was 1983, and life in Nigeria seemed the worst it could be. The rhythm in the country bent viciously on endless grey.
With The Guardian, Alex Ibru came, saw and conquered
The idea of setting up a newspaper was originally that of Mr Alex Ibru, who had, in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, become a contented businessman, a multi-millionaire with considerable influence in business circle. But the seed of that conception was sown early during his post-primary school days. As a young student at Ibadan…
Nigeria loses N9.74b to public holidays in one year
Olusegun Oshinowo noted that “as a nation we don’t seem to appreciate that time is productivity, productivity is money and productivity is translated to Gross Domestic Products (GDP).
The rebel who paid the price
Onagoruwa protested to the dictator and then resigned. He moved back to his law practice, but already he had taken a sip from the poison cup. He knew his life was in danger, but he defiantly stayed within the glare.